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Re: apsfilter on Epson Stylus Color... Who can help?

Andreas Hetzmannseder <hetzmann@netway.at> writes:

> > > Attempting to print a simple text file with "lpr filename" on my
> > > Epson Stylus Color 600 produces a single line:
> > >
> > >         Unknown device: escp2
> > >
> > > Then it prints the same sentence on new sheets of paper over and
> > > over again, so that I have to remove the paper to stop the printer.
> > I also have that printer, and use apsfilter.  (Version 5.1.4-1)
> Do you know from where can I download that version? I can only find
> version 4.9.7-5 on the ftp-server...

It's in unstable (and frozen).

> > The /dev/lp0 thing is presumably a difference in kernel or something
> > (I seem to remember the numbering changed).  However, the obvious
> > difference is uniprint.  Maybe it's worth you trying that driver,
> > instead?
> uniprint is not in the drivers list - maybe it's listed in your
> newer version...

Probably.  The changelog mentions making uniprint more obvious.

So, it looks like you could upgrade to 5.1.4-1 (moving to frozen ought
to be safe by now, even if you want to avoid unstable), or try one of
these other packages like magicfilter.

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